Unless you’re already living the dream and are practically rolling in dough, you’ve probably thought about starting a side hustle. You don’t necessarily need to create a full-scale business plan (but it can’t hurt). Instead, you can download one of the apps below and put them to good use.
Decluttr and BookScouter
If it has a barcode, you can easily sell it on these apps. Decluttr focuses mostly on CDs, DVDs, video games and tech, whereas BookScouter’s niche is in its name: books!
All you need to do is scan the barcodes of the items you want to sell, and the apps will provide you with a price quote. Then you ship them all off to their respective warehouses, and you’re paid once your items arrive. It really could not be easier to put money in your bank account.
ThredUp or Poshmark
If you love the “box it all up and get paid” approach of Decluttr and BookScouter, you’ll be happy to know that you can do the same with . The catch is that this app only focuses on women’s clothing. Sorry, guys.
If you’d like to have a little more control over selling your clothes but want it to be as easy as taking a picture and writing a brief description, check out Poshmark. This social selling app allows you to gain followers while also selling clothes.
Do you want to , laptop or other device, but don’t want to deal with the hassle of and waiting for a buyer? Gadget Salvation offers the same convenience of the other niche selling apps we’ve mentioned so far. Get a quote, ship it to Gadget Salvation and wait for your device to arrive and be tested. If everything looks good, you’ll get paid in 48 hours.
Rover or Wag
Being a dog walker is a dream side-hustle, but finding clients can be tricky. Rover and are two apps that give you the opportunity to connect to dog owners in your area for walking and sitting services. Build a reputation on either app to really grow your business.
DoorDash or GrubHub
Deliver food to and from local addresses with either DoorDash or GrubHub and other similar apps. You don’t need to own a car to deliver via DoorDash; you can make your deliveries on foot or on a bicycle, which is convenient for users in urban areas.
Lyft or Uber
If you haven’t already signed up to become a Lyft or Uber driver, what are you waiting for? After passing a screening process, you’ll be able to accept riders whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you to earn some extra cash. Keep in mind that you’ll need to drive a particular type of car in order to be approved; two-doors are not allowed.